Fincher Geneology

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My database at Ancestors of Elijah Fincher's , Dorothy Kane Sievers, my grandparents html
First four generations of descendents of Hilliard J. Fincher (1815-1869) in plain text all known descendents living people)

Ernest Hilliard Fincher's doc on the Pickens and Finchers.

Family History Documents in my Archives

Although labeled "A Fincher Family" home page this page also contains genealogy information on the family names of Anderson, Belk, Casady, Chastain, Hunter, Killough, Pickens, Kane and Wallace.
  1. Anderson
    1. Notes from _History of Old Pendleton District_ by R.W. Simpson
      Starts with John and Jean Anderson in 1735.
    2. DAR Application from Kathryn Fincher Fahey showing line from General. Robert Anderson through Septima Anderson.
    3. Notes on _The Old Stone Church Oconee County South Carolina_Details of the life of Andrew Pickens and Robert Anderson.
    4. "Recollections of my Grandfather Anderson" by Alice Evans Allen. Details a little of his life, and quite a bit about Quanah Parker. 5 handwritten pages from David Rothrock.
  2. Belk
    1. The Will of Joseph Belk, 1863, a few pages.(From Lynette Myers).
  3. Casady
    1. Ed Casady's 50th Anniversary Notice
  4. Chastain
    1. Cora Chastain's Social Security Application
    2. Funeral page for Cora Chastain showing birth and death dates. Feb 4, 1879-July 9, 1967.
    3. 1910 Census for Alonzo "Lon" Chastain on line 27. Note Ruth and George listed as stepchildren with the last name of McAllup(?) McAlief(?)
    4. 1920 Census for Alonzo "Lon" Chastain on line 69. Note: George is listed as a son, and Ruth H. is not there.
  5. Fincher
    1. Audio files about the PSFincher family by Buddy Fincher and Temple Tucker.
    2. "Maria Anderson Evans and Septima Anderson Fincher" by Alice Evans Allen. A wonderful account of the lives of the Andersons, Pickens, and Finchers.
    3. "The Family of Elijah Fincher" by Rosalie Daniel. This 10 page paper about Septima Anderson's family makes for fascinating reading. Obtained from Barbara Brinick.
    4. Elijah Fincher's grave site.
    5. An Episode in the Fincher Family told by Rosalie Fincher Rothrock (Grammie). Obtained from David Rothrock.
    6. Ernest Hilliard Fincher's Family Outline (Nov 7, 1995)
    7. Newspaper Accounts (Mostly "The Albany News") of the following
      1. Obituary for Wallace Fincher (1928-1929) and tombstone.
      2. Obituary for P.S. Fincher (1957).
      3. Obituary for Nanette Hunter Fincher (1968)
      4. P.S. Fincher's Golden Wedding Anniversary
      5. 50th Anniversary for Theron and Lurline Fincher (1974).
      6. 60th Anniversary for Theron and Lurline Fincher (1984).
      7. Obituary for Orwyn Hunter "Mike" Fincher (1957).
      8. Obituary for Theron P. Fincher (1987).
      9. Obituary for Lurline Wallace Fincher
      10. Obituary for Joanne Fincher
      11. Obituary for Ernest "Buddy" Fincher
      12. Albany Cemetary
      13. 1926 Nanette Hunter Fincher Scrapbook
    8. Hilliard Judge Fincher
      1. Hilliard J. Fincher's Estate Papers (1891)
      2. Court Records from _Alabama Records_ Vol 91, Sumter Co. "Minors Reports of Cases to Alabama Supreme Ct." Book 18, Pt 2. Describes a court case involving Hiram Steele, John Steele and Hilliard J. Fincher.
      3. "Marriage Death and Legal Notices from Early Alabama Newspapers 1819-1893", by Pauline Jones Gandourd 1981, referencing an article in "The Livingston Journal" 1865-1875. Livingston, Sumter Co. Alabama.
      4. Descendents of Hilliard J. Fincher (1815-1869) in plain text
    9. _Fincher in the USA 1683-1900_ by E.D. Fincher and Ann Wilson Fincher. Published by "A Press", PO Box 8796; Greenville, South Carolina 29604; 803/233-8355 (Are they still in business?)
    10. Randall Fincher's March 15, 1992 letter describing his family.
    11. Page certify marriage of Zelda Lurline Wallace and T.P. Fincher.
    12. Mitch Fincher's Notes from the Fincher Family Reunion, (1992)
    13. A letter from Ann Wilson Fincher, Sept 24, 1995. She writes about Hilliard J., tombstone and the Steele family.
    14. General Information on the units of Hiram Steele and Elijah Fincher in the War between the States.
      1. The Confederate War Records for the 40th Alabama and the 62nd Alabama , The military units of Hiram and Elijah Fincher 1861-1865.
      2. Some Recollections Of An Old Soldier by Asa M. Piper. Personal account of the 62nd Al.
      3. Sixty-Second Alabama from Alabama Her History, Resources, War Record, and Public Men from 1540 to 1872 (sent by Dan L. Philen (
  6. Hunter
    1. Photocopy of Family Bible pages from Barbara Fincher Kelly. Starts with J.T. Hunter and Frances Belk, 1865
    2. Hunter Family History, 1810-1965 by Victor Hunter. Starts with Alsa A. Hunter and Martha Stilwell, 1810. No copyright.
  7. Kane
    1. Funeral Pages for George H. Kane (1896-1962), and Ruth H. Kane (1898-1980) and Tombstone
    2. Obituary for George H. Kane (1896-1962)
    3. Obituary for Dorothy Kane Sievers
    4. Delayed Record of Birth for Albert Kane.
    5. Death Certificate for Albert Kane.
    6. Memoir of Albert Kane by Virginia Kane.
    7. A really poor quality 3 minute recording of George singing and telling jokes (1.7Meg).
    8. Also check
  8. Killough
    1. A really tiny Killough Family Homepage
    2. Notes from _The Killough Family_ by Zora Cunningham Killough. The best work on the Killough Family.
    3. Notes on _The Killough Massacre_ by Jack Moore
    4. Notes on _Larissa_ by Ford and Brown. A good recount of the Massacre.
    5. Obituary for William B. Killough, 1918
    6. Notes from the RBBlake Collection Vol. LXV, account from WB Killough about the Massacre.
    7. Texas Death Certificate for Maggie Florence Casady Wallace (1872-1940).
  9. Pickens
    1. _History of Old Pendleton District_ by R.W. Simpson
      Starts with Andrew and Rebecca Pickens, but details a little of their background.
    2. DAR Application from Linda Anne Daniel show descent from General. Andrew Pickens through Septima Anderson.
    3. Notes on _The Old Stone Church Oconee County South Carolina_Details of the life of Andrew Pickens and Robert Anderson.
    4. Letter by ?, received from Tom Foley. It starts with "Pickens family beginning in America". Details some early history of Pickens.
    5. Notes on _Pickens Family of the South_ Rev. Sharp
  10. Satterfield
    1. Obituary for Glenn Satterfield (14 Jan 1912 - May 1991)
  11. Sherman
    1. Obituary for Charles Sherman. Known to the family as Grandpa Sherman.
    2. 1900 Census for Charles and Melinda Sherman on line 32. Note on line 38 granddaughter "Ruth H." living with them
    3. John Kessel's textual version of the Death Certificate for Charles Dudley Sherman.
    4. Malinda Williams Death Certifical (1854-1931)
  12. Wallace
    1. A Family Registry Page
      Shows John Casady and Frances Killough as being the parents of Maggie Florance Casady gives dates.
    2. Notes from a conversation with Lurline in 1982 about the Wallace family.
    3. Obituary for J.D. Wallace
    4. Texas Death Certificate for John W. Wallace (1871-1940).
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